Tag: spring planting

MN Corn Growers June Update

Grassroots in action: Engaging MN youth  Last month, local farmers helped Dassel-Cokato students learn about the versatile corn plant. Read more Variable conditions challenge farmers Corn planting has progressed slowly this year, with 82% completed as of Sunday. Read more Latest edition of Corn Talk is available Corn Talk is the official publication of the Minnesota Corn…
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June 1, 2022 0

FSA Encourages Farmers & Other Motorists to Be Patient and Practice Safety as Spring Planting Gets Underway

Bemidji, MN — Now that temps have warmed, farmers will be in the field in full force once it is dry enough to do so. And with planting already behind, it’ll be a mad rush to get the crop in once they are able to. Julie Kolodji with Farm Service Agency reminds motorists who will…
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May 9, 2022 0

Spring Planting Making Steady Progress

Ada, MN — Spring planting remains in full swing as area farmers in the Red River Valley transition from wheat to corn, sugarbeets, and soybeans. We caught up with Mike Nelson with West Central Ag Services for an update on the planting progress in the region during this week’s Farm and Field Show. Nelson says…
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May 7, 2021 0

While Concern for Drought Exists, Optimism Remains for Good Spring Planting Conditions

Ada, MN — Flooding has thankfully not been a concern this spring, but on the other end of the spectrum, could drought be an issue for the Red River Valley? According to our weather records at KRJB, since January Ada has received roughly half a dozen inches of snow and no more than a few…
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March 26, 2021 0

U-of-M Extension running Spring Symposium March 1-5

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/23/21) (Minnesota) — The University of Minnesota Extension will be thinking about warm temperatures and putting together a free, week-long gardening workshop seminar series from March 1-5, 2021. The Spring Symposium will have a session at 2pm each day with a 7pm session Monday-Thursday.  Monday, March 1st will have “Everything You…
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February 23, 2021 0